Societies by: Omar Quiles
A Coggle Diagram about Knowledge Society
(Impact on social groups:With more knowledgebetter opportunities, More economy, Big chances toBiggest things, Motivation and Happiness
, Economy based on:Educational systems andInformation Services
, Main elements: -Freedom of expression.Equal access to education.Universal access to information, especially in thepublic domain.-Giving expression to cultural diversity.
, Obstacles in development:Economic class, theconomy of the country, the global position.
and Definition: Knowledge societies are about capabilities to identify, produce, process, transform, disseminate and use information to build and apply knowledge for human development.
), Agrarian Society
(Impact on social groups: social structures become more rigid.
, Economy based on: primarily on agriculture and the cultivation of large fields
, Main elements: Farms
, Obstacles in development:"Technological advancecreated the possibility of a surplus, but to transformthat possibility into a reality required an ideologythat motivated farmers to produce more than theyneeded to stay alive, and persuaded them to turnthat surplus over to someone else."
and Definition: a culture or community in which agriculture is the primary means of subsistence; an economy that relies heavily on agricultural production
), Industrial Society
(Impact on social groups:They work together to support each other
, Economy based on: technologies of mass production are used to make vast amounts of goods in factories, and in which this is the dominant mode of production
, Main elements: Factories and machines
, Obstacles in development:Economy of the countryNo universal serviceA country no industrializedPeople who are against to industrialization, becausethey think its indus. vs nature.
and Definition: a society driven by the use of technology to enable mass production, supporting a large population with a high capacity for division of labor.
), Information Society
(Impact on social groups:Ways of keeping contact
have changed, newer and newer communication
tools are appearing. As a result of the changes the
role of cultural capital has been upgraded, including
digital literacy, and the know-how of ICT devices
, Economy based on:Educational system
Range and Techniques
, Main elements: Equality of opportunity
Freedom of expression
freedom of access
, Obstacles in development:No knowledge or social capabilities
and Definition: a society in which the creation, distribution, and manipulation of information has become the most significant economic and cultural activity.
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